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How long does it take a statin get out of your system my legs hurt?

I started simvastatin this summer. The last few weeks my legs and ankles began hurting now I have foot cramps that twist my feet and headaches. I'm going to stop and see if they go away. ...

Posted 28 Oct 2011 20 answers

Which drug is better - Simvastatin or Lipitor? Which does less damage to the body?

I was prescribed Lipitor by my physician. But I heard that Simvastatin (Zocor) has less of a negative effect on the body than Lipitor. Is it true?

Posted 13 Aug 2009 7 answers

Can Lipitor cause Type II Diabetes?

Popular Statin Drug Lipitor causes Type II Diabetes in Women ◦digg ◦ ◦ 5775EmailShare Some women taking Lipitor (atorvastatin) for high cholesterol problems developed type II diabetes, an unexp ...

Posted 26 Jul 2013 1 answer

Side effects if you stop taking lipitor and you have been on it for 3years?

what will happen if you stop taking lipitor cold turkey

Posted 30 Dec 2011 3 answers

Is there a "best time of day" to take Atorvastatin?

... I've read that - to some - it doesn't matter and to others, it's best to take it at bedtime... I'm about to start this medication and I'm trying to figure out this thing ...

Posted 20 Nov 2014 1 answer

If I have aches and pains from taking several different statins will all statins affect me?

I have now taken 4 different statins, simvastatin, pravastatin, lovastatin and atorvastatin. They all caused me muscle and joint soreness, my hands ache so bad and I seem to have lost some strength ...

Posted 2 Jul 2013 5 answers

Atorvastatin - can taking atorvastastin make your tummy ache?

I have been waking up in the mornings with a pain over my liver area and tonight the pain is back only 4 hours after taking this tablet

Posted 9 days ago 1 answer

I have 3rd stage kidney disease and my doctor just prescribed Crestor due to high cholesterol?

(274)... My ratio is 3.1 which is normal. I feel that due to renal side effects I should not be taking Crestor. What do you think? Crestor was prescribed by my family doctor should I consult my ...

Posted 9 days ago 1 answer

Hi. My Dr put me on pravachol 80mg after blood work came back but no explanation?

I vaguely remember and maybe I imagined it but I think the nurse said the number 202. My sister says that's a high dose to be started on so the doctor must be concerned. I have one stent. Any ...

Posted 7 days ago 0 answers

When should I take aspirins?

I have a blocked artery in my leg. The doctor recommended taking one aspirin a day. I also have high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

Posted 3 Nov 2015 1 answer

Colestipol - I have been taking 2 Cholestipol twice a day for 3 months and there has been no change?

... in my high cholesterol numbers. The dr. has now said to take 3 twice a day. Has anyone here significantly lowered their levels with this drug.?

Posted 19 days ago 0 answers

What is your feedback about using praluent?

Hello, I am a design student and I am looking for feedback in user's experience who are following a treatment because they are suffering hypercholesterolemy. Is the product is easy to inject? ...

Posted 20 Oct 2015 0 answers

Question on Effexor, Welbutrin, Primidone, Vytorin 10/20?

I noticed a "Red Flag" on Effexor and Wellbutrin. I take 75mg Effexor in morning, 300 mg Wellbutrin in evening, 1 Vytorin 10/20 in afternoon, 50mg Primidone 4/day. I cannot sleep more than ...

Posted 29 Sep 2014 4 answers

Once I started taking Tamoxifen, my Osteoarthritis when into over drive. I have had to have both my?

... knee joints replaced and my left thumb joint replaced, and at least 11 surgeries on both feet. I am also one of the patients who developed Hyperlipidemia to the level of 750. I now have a fatty ...

Posted 30 Aug 2015 1 answer

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